Mint/New: Looks new as when bought at the store/news stand.
Excellent: Looks almost new but may have minor edge wear and slight scuffing.
Very Good: A used copy that is complete but has some wear, scuffing and creasing. Inside pages may have minor wear and the puzzle may be completed.
Acceptable: A used copy that is complete and has major wear and creasing.
Cover may be loose, show major scuffing and wear and have other imperfections.
Inside pages may be loose, written on, or partially torn. This grade makes a good reading copy.